[NTLK] Einstein Xcode project cleanup

Steven Frank stevenf at panic.com
Fri Dec 5 00:34:03 EST 2014


> On Dec 4, 2014, at 2:41 PM, Matthias Melcher <mm at matthiasm.com> wrote:
> 
> Einstein does not emulate the Flash RAM, but instead adds a Flash driver to the OS via a custom REx. In plain speak, Einstein uses the Flash access API to convert Flash RAM access into accessing a memory mapped Unix style disk file.

Wait, now I'm more confused.  :)  So it's basically simulating a Newton with no internal storage, but 8MB of flash?  Why is it in 2 banks of 4MB?  Is that a requirement of NewtonOS or the custom flash driver?

Sorry, many questions.

Steven



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